Indian History

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Sher Shah Conquests

When Jalal Khan wanted to free from the control of Sher Khan he was defeated by Sher Khan at Surajgarh.

Sher Khan defeated the confederacy of Lohani Afghans in 1533.

Victory of Surajgarh made Sher Khan as uncrowned king of Bihar.

When Hymayun engaged in war with Bahadur Shah of Gujarat, sher Khan conquered as far as Manghir.

Sher Khan captured Gaur, the capital of Muhammad Shah`s kingdom in 1536 A.D and became master of Bengal.

The Mughal emperor Humayun was alarmed by the expansion of Sher Khan and marched against him after the conquest of Gujarat.

Sher Khan defeated Humayun in the Battle of Chausa in 1539 A.D.

In the battle of Kannauj in 1540 A.D Sher Khan got complete victory over Humayun. Humayun forced to flee to the court of the Persian emperor. Humayun lived life of fugitive for 15 years.

Sher Khan conquered Punjab, Sind, Multan, Raisina fort, Marwar, Multan, Jodhpur, Mt.Abu, Chittor etc.

He suppressed a number of revolts.

Almost the entire North India came under his sway.

His last expedition was against Kalinjar.

He was killed in an accident caused by explosion in 1545 A.D.